Financial Planning

Social Security

Social Security Traps: One False Move Could Cost Singles, Widows and Widowers Thousands of Dollars

Part 2 Some of the traps that ensnare current and future Social Security recipients apply especially to people who are…

Social Security

Social Security Traps—One False Move and You Could Lose Thousands of Dollars

Part 1: Married Couples Every day, more Americans discover the Social Security safety net they rely on is filled with…

Retirement Planning

Can You Afford Long-Term Care?

Big Insurers Are Bailing Out...What to Do Now Buying long-term-care (LTC) coverage is supposed to ease your financial anxieties about…

Financial Advisers

Not Happy with Your Financial Adviser? What to Do…

Financial advisers can provide valuable help, but problems often arise that could prevent you from getting the most value for…

Financial Advisers

Is Your Financial Adviser Fishing for Fees?

If he's recommending these investments, watch out Is your broker or financial adviser looking out for your financial interests or…

Social Security

How to Pay Much Less in Social Security Taxes

The Social Security system will begin paying out more in benefits than it receives in payroll taxes starting in 2016.…

Retirement Planning

Is Your Retirement Plan in Danger of Becoming an Orphan

The warning signs A profit-sharing, 401(k), defined-benefit, or other qualified retirement plan becomes an “orphan” plan when it no longer…

Retirement Accounts

Penalty-Free Ways to Take Early IRA Distributions

At age 62, you can begin to collect Social Security checks. However, many early retirees, among other people, need money…

Financial Planning

Where to Turn First for Emergency Cash

Every household should strive to keep an emergency fund that is big enough to cover expenses for at least six…

Financial Planning

The Biggest Mistakes Seniors Make With Their Money Can Be Avoided

Even the smartest people can run into trouble managing their money. Serious mistakes can be hazardous to your wealth... Mistake:…

Social Security

Many People Are Losing Thousands in Social Security

How not to be one of them... Deciding when you should start collecting Social Security retirement benefits can be difficult.…

Financial Planning

Simple Secrets of Living Debt-Free

From those who don't owe a penny If you can’t afford to pay for it now, you can’t afford it.…

Financial Planning

Your Dreams Can Come True… No Matter What Your Income

A top financial adviser shows you how Many financial planners focus primarily on money management, trying to help their clients…

Financial Planning

How to Protect Your Wealth in a Declining Economy

As the economy weakens and perhaps enters a recession, you’ll want to act to protect your wealth. Strategies to do…

Social Security

Secrets of Getting the Most Money from Social Security

Most people think that there isn’t much they can do about the size of their current or future Social Security…